PlasmapheresisJAMA The selective removal of certain proteins or antibodies from the blood (followed by reinjection of the
blood). This process is sometimes used in the treatment of some peripheral neuropathies and is an integral
part of passive immunotherapies for HIV. See also Neuropathy.
the selective removal of components from the
blood plasma, after which the plasma is returned to the person from which
is was taken.
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